101 study guide Neuberg interview.docx - Study Guide for Interview with Professor Steve Neuberg As explained by Dr Steve Neuberg stereotyping is the

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Study Guide for Interview with Professor Steve Neuberg As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, stereotyping is the process of identifying someone as a member of a group; then making inferences about that person based on what you already know about the group. As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, prejudices are (negative) feelings about the members of a particular group. As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, discrimination is how we behave toward members of a particular group, about whom we have negative feelings. As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, some individuals exhibit characteristics of “the prejudiced personality”. These are individuals who are prejudice against many groups As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, one form of stereotyping is a “natural” process. Everyone does it in order to simplify the complexity of the data and stimuli we are bombarded with in daily life. As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, researchers such as himself, who use an evolutionary
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Unformatted text preview: approach to understanding prejudice and discrimination, view stereotyping as a process of picking up on little cues other people give off and then making inferences about the threats and opportunities offered by those individuals. As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, “extremists” and “terrorists” exhibit characteristics of “Prejudice personality” in that they believe ONLY their own group’s beliefs, values, way of life, etc. are moral, good and valuable. As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg, an individual with extreme views decides whether or not to act on those views by doing a “____” analysis. As explained by Dr. Steve Neuberg in his interview with course staff, an “extremist” might become a “terrorist” because: Costs and benefits, If youre in a community or believe in a god that approves it, youre more likely to do it...
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